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Beijing’s great game to win over Pacific’s small island states

While the South China Sea is East Asia’s strategic center stage as China expands its military presence and control over that critical seascape, Beijing is quietly and successfully upping its presence in Pacific territories that have traditionally fallen under US influence. But unlike in the South China Sea, it is not capturing influence with hard […]